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Contents: Boroughs

The population of the boroughs in the Metropolitan County of Greater Manchester.

The Details icon links to further information about a selected division including its population structure (gender, age groups, age distribution, passport, country of birth, ethnic group, religion).

NameStatusPopulation
Estimate
1981-06-30
Population
Estimate
1991-06-30
Population
Estimate
2001-06-30
Population
Estimate
2011-06-30
Population
Estimate
2018-06-30
BoltonMetropolitan Borough262,100261,300261,300277,296285,372
BuryMetropolitan Borough177,100178,300180,700185,422190,108
ManchesterMetropolitan Borough459,200432,700422,900502,902547,627
Oldham Metropolitan Borough221,400218,500218,500225,157235,623
RochdaleMetropolitan Borough208,200203,900206,400211,929220,001
SalfordMetropolitan Borough249,200230,800217,000234,487254,408
StockportMetropolitan Borough292,600288,600284,600283,253291,775
TamesideMetropolitan Borough218,600218,000213,100219,727225,197
TraffordMetropolitan Borough222,900215,800210,200227,091236,370
WiganMetropolitan Borough307,000305,600301,500318,122326,088
Greater ManchesterMetropolitan County2,618,2002,553,6002,516,1002,685,3862,812,569

Source: UK Office for National Statistics. (web).


Further information about the population structure:

Gender (E 2018)
Males1,397,201
Females1,415,368
Age Groups (E 2018)
0-17 years639,284
18-64 years1,727,947
65+ years445,338
Age Distribution (E 2018)
0-9 years372,143
10-19 years334,532
20-29 years409,524
30-39 years398,204
40-49 years353,967
50-59 years358,947
60-69 years267,593
70-79 years203,484
80+ years114,175
Passport (C 2011)
UK2,068,278
Republic of Ireland23,054
EU (other)64,229
other passport101,820
no passport446,138
Country of Birth (C 2011)
UK2,359,343
Republic of Ireland26,433
EU (other)65,396
Other country231,356
Ethnic Group (C 2011)
White2,248,123
Asian272,173
Black74,097
Arab15,026
Mixed/multiple60,710
Other ethnic group12,399
Religion (C 2011)
Christian1,657,594
Muslim232,787
Hindu23,478
Sikh5,322
Jewish25,013
Buddhist9,555
Other religion7,429
No religion557,129